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Air Force Airman 1st Class Robin A. Binschus has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. She is the daughter of David Binschus of Oak Harbor. Binschus earned a bachelor’s degree in 2007 from Bob Jones University, Greenville, S.C.

Navy Seaman Recruit Casper J. Lingle, son of Allen J. Guse of Arlington, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. Lingle is a 2005 graduate of Lakewood High School.

Navy Seaman Apprentice Benjamyn P. Buchanan, a 2006 graduate of Snohomish High School, was recently promoted to his current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. Buchanan received the early promotion for outstanding performance during all phases of the training cycle.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Sarah J. Walkuw has completed the Weather Apprentice Course at Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi, Miss. She is the daughter of Jon and Jean Walkuw of Oak Harbor and a 2006 graduate of Oak Harbor High School.

Army National Guard Spec. Jea K. Lee has graduated from the Automated Logistical Specialist Advanced Individual Training course at the U.S. Army Quartermaster Center and School at Fort Lee, Petersburg, Va. Lee is the son of Yoen S. Yim of Edmonds. Lee’s wife, Seol, is the daughter of Ho J. Park and Kun S. Hwang, also of Edmonds.

Army Reserve Pvt. Karyn L. Keasal has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Keasal is the daughter of Michelle Keasal of Snohomish and is a 2006 graduate of Snohomish High School.

Navy Seaman Recruit Eddie L. Pettigrew, whose former guardians are Jamie and Stephanie Simmer of Mukilteo, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. Pettigrew is a 2006 graduate of Kamiak High School.

Navy Seaman Apprentice Joseph H. Kinnard, son of Elizabeth and Sean Kinnard of Marysville, recently completed Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. He graduated with honors. Kinnard is a 2006 graduate of Marysville Arts and Technology High School.

Jason A. Kaiser with the U.S. Navy is working as a water well driller and mechanic in Kenya in Africa. He is serving out of Camp Lemonier in Djibouti. Kaiser is a 2002 graduate of Arlington High School.

Navy Seaman Recruit Jacob W. Ogden, son of Ruth and Brian Ogden of Everett, recently completed Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

Air Force Cadet Shane K. Villanueva has graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. The graduate earned a bachelor’s degree and was commissioned as a second lieutenant. Villanueva will be a communications officer. He is the son of Stafford and Darlene Villanueva of Marysville.

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